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11 Oct
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate the International Day of the Girl-Child (IDGC) today, child advocates in the country have lamented that there is little to celebrate as the country....
9 Oct
The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), the agency charged with tackling sexual and gender based violence, yesterday held its annual commendation and awards night to round...
3 Jul
Stakeholders across different sectors and Civil Service Organisations (CSOs) have pointed out the need for urgent reforms to be made to the 2007 Protection Against Domestic Violence Law, saying that since the law was enacted years ago.....
19 Dec 2020
The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has decried the rising crime of pedophilia and sexual assault against children and minors.
11 Oct 2020
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate this year’s International Day of the Girl Child (IDGC), Titilola Vivour Adeniyi, the head of the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) writes on the present state of the Nigerian girl child and her fight to change the status quo. Gender-Based Violence…
11 Apr 2020
Just as Nigerians are trying to cope with the raging Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown measure announced by the Federal Government to curtail the spread...
1 Apr 2020
The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) has said it will leverage on technology to assist victims of sexual abuses and domestic violence during the period of the lockdown occasioned by the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
31 Aug 2019
The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), has concluded a two-day workshop to strengthen the capacity of religious institutions in responding to domestic and sexual violence.
20 Mar 2019
Timid and slender, the pain in her eyes is intense, betraying the agony within. Her countenance is not welcoming. Even a child can tell from afar that something is wrong with the teenager.
22 Sep 2018
Nigerians have been urged to speak out and ask for help if they are victims of domestic violence of any sort as well as report incidences of domestic violence...
8 Sep 2018
Asides from the need to designate a special month in which we drive special awareness on this topic, DSVRT was actually established in September, on the 9th of September, 2014 to be precise. We are grateful to the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode .....
4 Aug 2018
In a bid to proactively address sexual harassment in the workplace, the Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team...


Radio station Urooj once teemed with journalists producing news bulletins, but since the Taliban came to town, Ebrahim Parhar sits alone, broadcasting hours of religious sermons. Parhar launched Urooj, which means "The Rising" in Pashto, in the western city of Farah six years ago, carefully selecting a diverse range of programmes for an audience long…
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